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Retention And Limits Clause

Definition of "Retention and limits clause"

Provision in almost all excess of loss reinsurance contracts under which payment is made by a re insurer of each and every loss incurred by the cedent in excess of a specified sum, up to a fixed limit. Under this clause, there is no restriction on the number of claims that may be recovered by the cedent under the contract for any one event. The only stipulation is that each claim must arise as a result of the event in question.

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